2024 WESTERN BENEFITS CONFERENCE


SEPTEMBER 26-27, 2024

MARK HOPKINS INTERCONTINENTAL

SAN FRANCISCO, CA

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Come learn about new developments on dynamic topics and network with other benefits professionals!

Western Pension & Benefits Council Membership

Join a local chapter to engage with other benefits professionals and receive a discount for attending this conference!

Arizona

Phoenix Chapter

Washington

Platinum/Breakfast Sponsor

Gold/Break Sponsor

Silver Sponsors

Amundi

Harbour Capital

Inspira Financial

Milliman

Vanguard

Bronze Sponsors

American Century Investments

Boutwell Fay

Bridgebay Financial

Charles Schwab

Goldman Sachs

Primark Benefits


Sponsorships are Available


Program Sessions

*This section will be updated as more speakers are confirmed

ERISA Panel

PHYLLIS C. BORZI

Former US Assistant Secretary of Labor

Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA)

MARCIA WAGNER

Partner

Wagner Law Group

IRS Update Panel

ERIC SLACK

Director of IRS Employee Plans Tax Exempt  & Government Entities, Director of Employee Plans

Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

KYLE BROWN

Deputy Benefits Tax Counsel

US Department of the Treasury

Washington Update

SPEAKERS TBD

Plan Sponsor Panel

Grace Chen

Assistant General Counsel

Genentech

ARCHIE FORD

Senior Benefits Program Manager

Reddit

SCOTT KNOWLES

Senior Manager, Global Benefits

Cisco Systems

Plan Audit/Corrections

CRYSTAL COLEMAN

Principal, Assurance, Employee Benefit Plans

Clifton Larson Allen

CHRISTIAN HANCEY

Partner

Nixon Peabody

AI/Cybersecurity

STEPHANIE ALIAGA

Global Market Strategist

JP Morgan Asset Management

Litigation Update/Fiduciary Rule

BRAD HUSS

Partner

Trucker Huss

KIRSTEN SCOTT

Partner

Renaker Scott

PEPs/MEPs/GOPs

SPEAKERS TBD

DEI Panel

PAM HESS

Executive Director

DCIIA Retirement Research Center


A summary of this valuable and economical conference:

  • Continuing Education Credits 
  • Networking with Employee Benefit Professionals
  • Dynamic Topics and Speakers
  • Member rate - $450 early-bird/$525 regular
  • Non-member rate - $600 early-bird/$700 regular
  • Sponsorship opportunities ranging from $2,000 - $12,000
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Choose Your Registration Fee

Early-bird Deadline - Wednesday, July 31

MEMBER RATE

Early-bird - $450

Regular - $525

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NON-MEMBER RATE

Early-bird - $600

Regular - $700

SPONSORSHIPS

Opportunities ranging from $2,000 - $12,000

InterContinental Mark Hopkins San Francisco

The conference will be held at the InterContinental Mark Hopkins in San Francisco, CA. The conference has a room block for Wednesday, September 25 - Saturday, October 28.
The room block rate is $249/night plus taxes and hotel fees.
The link for the room block will be provided in your registration confirmation email.

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